Russell Moore is president of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention. He is the author of several books, including Onward: Engaging the Culture without Losing the Gospel, Tempted and Tried: Temptation and the Triumph of Christ and Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families & Churches. He also hosts Signposts, a weekly podcast on the gospel and culture. He and his wife Maria are the parents of five boys.
We live in a fallen world, where awful, incomprehensible things happen. When an obvious and egregious injustice such as this one is done, we should stand where God does and see this as real evil, not as an illusion of evil.